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Moving Targets

Exploring ways to help immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers find justice.

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Paper Chase

Researchers invent a quick and inexpensive process for printing flexible electronic circuitry.

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Century of Cities

Innovative architects of the future will deal with more than just combinations of steel and glass.

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Game Changers

Harnessing the power of sports to change lives off the field.

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Examination Station

New video technology provides improved access to health care for school children.

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And Water for All

Limited access to clean water spurs social change in the Philippines.

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Dawning of a New Age

The advent of additive manufacturing is poised to change the world in ways we have yet to imagine.

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